Manchester attack: BCCI writes to ICC over Champions Trophy security

DN Bureau

ICC had assured that it would look into the safety and security of all the teams participating in the upcoming 50-over tournament.

A view of BCCI
A view of BCCI

Mumbai: In the wake of the recent deadly terror attack that took place at the Manchester Arena in England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) on Tuesday wrote to International Cricket Council (ICC) expressing concern over the safety of its national players heading into the Champions Trophy, beginning June 1 at the Oval.

 

Earlier in the day, the ICC had assured that it would look into the safety and security of all the teams participating in the upcoming 50-over tournament.

 

According to sources, the ICC had also expressed their concern with what has happened in Manchester and, therefore, they would have a meeting later in the day in order to address the issue.

A view of ICC building 

"The ICC is concerned with what has happened in Manchester and will have a conference call later in the day with stake holders joining from various places," the ICC source had said.

 

The blast took place on Monday night during a pop concert performed by American singer Ariana Grande, in which 22 people were killed and about 50 injured.

 

Also Read: Manchester blast- UK Police, Intelligence in huddle to identify perpetrators

 

The Manchester Police confirmed that a lone male suicide bomber was behind the explosion.

 

The attack is being touted as the worst in Britain in a decade. (With ANI inputs)

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